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Mr. Pekka A. Viljakainen

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Strategist, Entrepreneur

China Value
 
Background

Employment History

  • Executive
    China Value
  • Advisor To the President
    SKOLKOVO FOUNDATION
  • Executive Vice President
    TietoEnator Corporation
  • President
    TietoEnator Corporation
  • Head
    TietoEnator Corporation
  • Advisor To the President
    Skolkovo Foundation & Moscow
  • Executive Vice President, Strategic Customer Operations and President
    Digital Innovations
  • Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Operations and President
    Digital Innovations
  • Chairman
    AII Capital
  • NO FEAR Community

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Moderator
    SKOLKOVO FOUNDATION
  • Founder
    Oy Visual Systems Ltd.

Education

  • engineering
    University of Technology
114 Total References
Web References
Pekka Viljakainen: Author No Fear: Business Leadership In the Age of Digital Cowboys; Globally Renowned Executive, Thought-Leader, Strategist, Entrepreneur - Top Interview - Social Media for China Business
english.chinavalue.net, 30 July 2013 [cached]
Pekka Viljakainen
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Pekka Viljakainen: Author No Fear: Business Leadership In the Age of Digital Cowboys; Globally Renowned Executive, Thought-Leader, Strategist, Entrepreneur Interview with Pekka Viljakainen, globally renowned executive, thought-leader, strategist, and entrepreneur. Pekka played an important role in the recent world economic forum hosted in Russia due to his international standing where Pekka's new book received much attention.
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Mr. Pekka Viljakainen, born in Finland, is a past president (leaving in October 2010) of Tieto International, a team of 8400 advisors operating in 24 countries. He studied engineering at the University of Technology in Lappeenranta. Thanks to his technical background and passion for business, Mr. Viljakainen has for 20 years worked as an ambassador between business executives and technology teams. He started as an entrepreneur in 1986, by establishing Oy Visual Systems Ltd. He joined Tieto in 2000 through the acquisition of his company. Mr. Viljakainen's reputation and track record for handling very complex governance and political topics inside large international organizations and delivering results earned him the nickname "Bulldozer". At Tieto he was one of the leading architects in building a more efficient information society.
Mr. Viljakainen is heavily involved in promoting the necessary preparations for a true revolution of services and the deep strategically role of digitalization across Europe, Russia and China. As a true partner for organizations in most industries, Mr. Viljakainen has analyzed the fundamental change in consumer behaviour and its implications for the corporate strategies in all information intensive businesses.
RIW2012 - Russian Inovation Week 2012
riw-sv.com, 7 Mar 2013 [cached]
PEKKA VILJAKAINEN, SKOLKOVO FOUNDATION
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Pekka Viljakainen is the Advisor to the President of Skolkovo Foundation and is responsible for working with startups. Viljakainen has spent the past 20 years as an ambassador connecting business executives with the technology teams.
Viljakainen began his career as an entrepreneur in 1986 by establishing Oy Visual Systems Ltd. In 1998 Viljakainen joined Tieto through the acquisition of his company. There, Viljakainen's reputation and track record for handling very complex governance and political issues inside large international organizations and delivering results earned him the nickname "Bulldozer."
Thanks to his technical background and passion for business, Viljakainen has been one of the leading architects within Tieto in building a more efficient information society. He was heavily involved in promoting the true revolution of services and the strategic role of digitalization across Europe, Russia and China. During his work at Tieto International, Viljakainen has analyzed the fundamental changes in consumer behavior and its implications for corporate strategies across the information intensive businesses. He lead the team consisted of 8350 people across 24 countries.
Starting on Nov. 1, 2010, Viljakainen made the decision to step down from his role as president of Tieto International. Prior to his return to business, he focused his time on his family and charity projects. During the winter of 2011, Viljakainen devoted his energy to the "No FEAR. The COMMUNITY" charity project.
Viljakainen studied engineering at the University of Technology Lappeenranta.
RIW2012 - Russian Inovation Week 2012
riw-sv.com, 25 Oct 2012 [cached]
Moderator: Pekka A. Viljakainen, Skolkovo Foundation, Advisor to the President
No Fear | The Team
nofear-community.com, 27 Oct 2013 [cached]
Pekka A. Viljakainen
The author Pekka Viljakainen has spent the past 20 years as an ambassador between business executives and technology teams. With a background in engineering from the University of Technology Lappeenranta, Pekka began his career as an entrepreneur in 1986 by establishing Oy Visual Systems Ltd.
In 1998 Pekka joined Tieto through the acquisition of his company. There, Pekka's reputation and track record for handling very complex governance and political topics inside large international organizations and delivering results earned him the nickname "Bulldozer".
Thanks to his technical background and passion for business, Pekka has been one of the leading architects within Tieto for building a more efficient information society. He is heavily involved in promoting the necessary preparations for a true revolution of services, and the strategic role of digitalization across Europe, Russia and China. As a true partner for organizations in most industries, He has analyzed the fundamental changes in consumer behavior and their implications for corporate strategies in all information intensive businesses. His team consisted of 8350 people in 24 countries of Tieto International.
Starting from 1st of November 2010, Pekka made the decision to step down from his operational roles. Prior to his return to business, he will focus his time on his family and charity projects. The winter of 2011 will be spent devoted to supporting the No-Fear project with its global network of executives.
I warmly welcome him to my ...
www.tieto.com, 23 Dec 2006 [cached]
I warmly welcome him to my diversity team of specialists," says Pekka Viljakainen, head of Tieto International and customer and market operations. For more information: Pekka Viljakainen, Executive Vice President, Tieto, +358 20 726 7337, pekka.viljakainen@tieto.com
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